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2007.12.28
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Drafted Contents of Necessary Orders for Implementation of the Law on Special Countermeasures to Prevent Damage to Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Industry, etc. Caused by Wildlife
2007.12.27
[News Headline]Results of Public Comments Regarding "Draft Public Notice on Partial Revision of Public Notice for Necessary Matters Concerning Regulations of Non-road Special Motor Vehicles"
[News Headline]Middle Report on Photochemical Oxidants and Troposphere Ozone Compiled.
[News Headline]Prediction of Pollen Diffusion for the Coming Spring
[News Headline]Standards for Breeding and Raising 12 varieties including Anolis Equestris, designated as Invasive Alien Species (IAS) under the Invasive Alien Species Act
2007.12.26
[News Headline]Public Comments invited regarding the "Final Draft Report for Evaluation and Revision of the Kyoto Protocol Target Achievement Plan"
[News Headline]Invitation for Submissions of the 'Simple Method', to be Introduced as a Metrology for Dioxins Contained in Soil and Bottom Sediment.
2007.12.21
[News Headline]Results of the Water Quality Survey of Public Water Area for FY2006
2007.12.20
[News Headline]"The Ryukyu Island Arc - Nature Forum, 2008 in Iriomote Island" to be held
[News Headline]Status of Motor Vehicle Traffic Noise during FY 2006
2007.12.18
[News Headline]Enforcement Status of the Law Concerning Special Measures against Dioxins for FY2006
[News Headline]Dioxins Emission Inventory for 2006
[News Headline]Environmental Survey of Dioxins in FY 2006
2007.12.17
[News Headline]Cabinet Decision on Amendments to the Cabinet Order for Implementation of the Law Concerning Protection of the Ozone Layer through Control of Specified Substances and Other Measures
[News Headline]FY 2008 Tax Reform Pertinent to the Ministry of the Environment
2007.12.13
[News Headline]Results of Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Exhibition, Ceremony and Reception held for Prize-winning Works from Eco-Products 2007.
2007.12.12
[News Headline]Permissible Limits of Motor Vehicle Exhaust Emissions
2007.12.11
[News Headline]Crested Ibis' from China arrive at Sado Toki Conservation Center on November 19 2007 from quarantine: Twenty go to Acclimatization Facility, and Four to Tama Zoological Park
2007.12.10
[In Focus]"The Third National Biodiversity Strategy of Japan" Decided
2007.12.07
[News Headline]Results concerning the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Third Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee Held
2007.12.06
[News Headline]Cabinet Decision on the Basic Policy for the Law concerning the Promotion of Contracts Considering Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by the State and Other Entities.
[News Headline]Cabinet Decision to be Made on Status of Lake Hachiro as a Designated Lake
2007.12.04
[News Headline]Results of the FY2006 Survey on the Quality of Fuel to be used in Non-road Special Motor Vehicles
2007.12.03
[News Headline]IYOR 2008 Opening Event/Collecting Ideas for the Main Mascot's Name and Secondary Mascot's Designs
[News Headline]Report on FY 2005 and 2006 Investigation of Brominated Dioxins Sources
[News Headline]Sticker system for cars conforming to Emission Standard of Automobile NOx/PM Law
[News Headline]Results of the 5th Workshop on Environmental Monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in East Asian Countries
2007.11.30
[News Headline]FY 2006 Monitoring Results for Hazardous Air Pollutants Released, November 30, 2007
[News Headline]Air Pollution Status for FY 2006
[News Headline]Outline of the Eco-business Contest; Discovering and Growing Seeds for Eco-business. Winners announced [Eco Japan Cup 2007]
[News Headline]Eco Car World 2008 (Low Emission Vehicle Fair) to Be Held
2007.11.29
[News Headline]Overview of Ground Subsidence in Japan in FY 2006
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
2007.11.27
[News Headline]Results Released for Selection of the Target Verification Technologies for the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the ETV in the Field of VOC treatment technology (for Medium and Small-scale Establishments)
2007.11.26
[News Headline]Cabinet Decision on the Third National Biodiversity Strategy of Japan
[News Headline]FY2007 Prize winner announced at the Volatile Organic Compound Measure (Report)Commendation Ceremony
[News Headline]The result of a conversation at the director general level (the 2nd) concerning the environmental antipollution measure between Japan and China
2007.11.22
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft Outlines of the Revision of Designated Procurement Items and Evaluation Criteria of the Law concerning the Promotion of Procurement of Eco-Friendly Goods and Services by the State and Other Entities.
2007.11.20
[News Headline]Results of the Third Verification Tests for Incineration of Low-contaminated PCB Wastes
[News Headline]Status Announced for Fluorocarbons Recovery from Commercial Freezers/Air Conditioners in FY 2006
2007.11.19
[News Headline]Results of the First Meeting for UNEP Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group on Mercury, November 12-16.
[News Headline]Establishment of a Fluorocarbons Destruction Facility in Indonesia
[News Headline]10th meeting to be held for the Network of Organization for Research on Nature Conservation (NORNAC)
2007.11.16
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
2007.11.15
[News Headline]The Japan-China International Symposium on Re-introduction of Japanese Crested Ibis into the Wild
[News Headline]Two Japanese Crested Ibis' Presented by China to be Transported to Japan
[News Headline]The Expansion Working Group (WG) Meeting of the FY 2007 Pilot Project for Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of Heat-Island Mitigation Technology to be held. Opinions Invited.
[News Headline]Cabinet Orders for the Law on Promotion of Contracts to consider Reduction of GHG Emissions by the State and Other Entities.
[News Headline]Achievements of Green Purchasing by the State and Other Entities in FY2006 (preliminary figures)
2007.11.13
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited on the Standards for Breeding and Raising Anolis equestris etc
2007.11.12
[News Headline]The 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit and The 2nd International WEPA (Water Environment Partnership in Asia) Forum To Be Held on December 3-4 in Beppu. (Announcement)
[News Headline]Designation of Anolis equestris etc and 12 other types as an "Invasive Alien Species (IAS)"
[News Headline]Results of the Tripartite Policy Dialogue on Chemical Management in China, Japan and Korea. Tokyo, Japan, November 7-9.
[News Headline]"5th Workshop on Environmental Monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in East Asian Countries", 20-22 November, Kyoto
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Regulation for Living Modified Organisms: Type 1 Use.
2007.11.09
[News Headline]The Third National Meeting On Recovering Clean Water And Beautifying Green To Be Held
2007.11.08
[News Headline]Results determined regarding the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Results of Selection of the Target Verification Technologies for the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the ETV in the Field of VOC treatment technology (for Medium and Small Scale Establishments)
2007.11.06
[News Headline]The Ninth Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting among Korea, China, and Japan to be held
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Amendments to the Cabinet Order for implementation of the Law concerning Protection of the Ozone Layer through Control of Specified Substances and Other Measures
2007.11.05
[News Headline]Public Comments invited regarding a new Draft Report.
[News Headline]Integrated forum to be held regarding total pollutant load control and water environmental management for important regions.
[News Headline]FY 2006 Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Japan (Provisional Data)
[News Headline]The Expansion Working Group (WG) Meeting of the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of VOC Treatment Technology to Be Held. Opinions Invited.
[News Headline]Results Released for Selection of the Target Verification Technologies for the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the ETV in the Field of Heat-Island Mitigation Technology
2007.11.01
[News Headline]Chemical Substance Fact Sheets, FY 2006 Edition.
[News Headline]The Third Meeting of the Regional EST Forum in Asia
2007.10.31
[News Headline]Results of FY2005 Environmental Health Surveillance concerning Air Pollution
2007.10.30
[News Headline]Results of the Second Adoption of the FY 2007 Model Projects to Disseminate the Measures of Reducing Urban Heat Island Effects and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Buildings
2007.10.29
[News Headline]Results Released for Selection of the Target Verification Technologies for the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the ETV in the Field of Organic Wastewater Treatment Technologies for Small-Scale Establishments
[News Headline]The 43rd Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) to Be Held
[News Headline]The Expansion Working Group (WG) Meeting for the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of Organic Wastewater Treatment Technologies to Be Held. Opinions Invited.
2007.10.26
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the "Draft Notification Partially Amending the Notification Providing for the Registration Withholding Standards of Agricultural Chemicals concerning Prevention of Water Pollution"
2007.10.25
[News Headline]Cabinet Order Partially Amending the Enforcement Order of the Chemical Substances Control Law
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited on the Draft Basic Policy on the Promotion of Contracts Considering Reduction of GHGs Emissions by the State and Other Entities
2007.10.23
[News Headline]G8 Environment Ministers Meeting to be Held
2007.10.22
[News Headline]Symposium on the Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification to Be Held
2007.10.18
[News Headline]Results of Public Comments Received Regarding the Revision of the Basic Plan for Proper Treatment of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Waste
[News Headline]Results of Selection of the Target Verification Technologies for the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the ETV in the Field of Organic Wastewater Treatment Technologies for Small-Scale Establishments
2007.10.16
[News Headline]The Tokyo Motor Show Symposium to Be Held
[News Headline]International Symposium on the Environmental Risks of Chemicals 2007
2007.10.15
[News Headline]Amendment to the Operation of the Law concerning the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc.
[News Headline]Tripartite Policy Dialogue on Chemical Management in China, Japan and Korea to Be Held
[News Headline]The Wagaya-no-Eco-Sengen (The Eco Declaration of My Family) Invited
2007.10.12
[News Headline]Budget Request for FY 2008 Environmental Conservation Expenditure
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft Cabinet Orders of the Law concerning the Promotion of Contracts considering Reduction of GHGs Emissions by the State and Other Entities
[News Headline]Cabinet Decision on the Bill Partially Amending the Hot Spring Law
[News Headline]Leaflets on the Prohibition of Buying and Selling of Shahtoosh (Fabric Made of Tibetan Antelope Hairs)
2007.10.11
[News Headline]Results of the Nationwide Tidal Flat Ecosystem Survey
2007.10.09
Annual Report on the Environment and the Sound Material-Cycle Society in Japan 2007
2007.10.05
[News Headline]Revision of the Red Lists
[News Headline]Twelve Areas Instructed to Formulate Regional Environmental Pollution Control Programs
2007.10.04
[News Headline]Breeding Project for Tsushima Leopard Cats
[News Headline]Observation of the "Cool Island Effect" in the Imperial Gardens
[News Headline]The 21st Central Environment Council for Animal Protection and Management to be Held
2007.10.02
[News Headline]Major Economies Meeting on Energy Security and Climate Change Held
2007.10.01
[News Headline]OECD Japan Seminar on Material Flows and Resource Productivity Held
2007.09.28
[News Headline]Quarantine Inspection Started for 13 Japanese Crested Ibises to be Transferred to China
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]UNCCD COP8 Held in Spain
2007.09.26
[News Headline]The UN High-Level Event on Climate Change
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Revision of the Basic Plan for Proper Treatment of PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl) Waste
2007.09.22
[News Headline]The 19th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Held in Montreal
2007.09.21
[News Headline]Subsidization for the Removal of Illegally Dumped End-of-Life Vehicles
2007.09.20
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited on the Designation of 12 Uncategorized Alien Species, including Anolis Equestris, as "Invasive Alien Species"
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited on the Draft Report, "Future Policy for Motor Vehicle Exhaust Emission Reduction (Ninth Report)," compiled by the Expert Committee on Motor Vehicle Emissions
2007.09.19
[News Headline]Results of the Review relating to the State of Compliance with the Air Pollution Control Law by the Paper Industry
[News Headline]Opinions of the Minister of the Environment on the Environmental Impact Statement for the Ken-O Expressway
2007.09.18
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Changes to Geographical Coverage and Planning of National and Quasi-National Parks
2007.09.14
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft of the Third National Biodiversity Strategy of Japan
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft Manual for the Excavation and Storage of Agricultural Chemicals Stored Underground
2007.09.13
[News Headline]Enforcement of the Amendment of the Cabinet Order for the Implementation of the Law for the Conservation of the Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
2007.09.12
[News Headline]The 2007 Short-tailed Albatross Conservation and Breeding Project Subcommittee under the Wildlife Protection Committee Held
[News Headline]Opinions of the Minister of the Environment on the Environmental Impact Statement for the Ohkawa-Saga Road
2007.09.11
[News Headline]Results of Selection of the Verification Organizations and Target Verification Technologies Invited to Apply for the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the ETV in the Field of VOC Treatment Technology (for Medium and Small Scale Establishments)
[News Headline]Results of Selection of the Verification Organizations and Target Verification Technologies Invited to Apply for the FY 2007 Pilot Project of the ETV in the Field of Heat-Island Mitigation Technology
[News Headline]The 21st National Conference of the Liaison Council of Municipalities for Water Environment Conservation and Exquisite and Well-conserved Waters Summit in "Hokuto" to be Held
[News Headline]Publication of the Plan for Epidemiological Study and Research on Adults concerning the Influence of Regional Air Pollution on Health
2007.09.10
[News Headline]The Second Tripartite Director General Meeting on Dust and Sandstorms (DSS) among Japan, China and Korea to be Held
[News Headline]Submission of Poster Design for Prevention of Neighborhood Noise Invited
2007.09.08
[News Headline]ECO ASIA 2007: Asian Efforts to Address Global Environmental Issues
2007.09.07
[News Headline]The Mechanism to Fund Local Governments To Contribute to More Efficient Recycling
2007.09.06
[News Headline]Selection of Experts, and Announcement of the Register of Names of the Experts under the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms
2007.09.03
[News Headline]The Fourth Session of the Ad Hoc Workgroup on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG 4) and the Fourth Workshop under the Dialogue on Long-term Cooperative Action to Address Climate Change by Enhancing Implementation of the
[News Headline]Results of Questionnaire Survey on Eco-Labeling
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft Guidelines for Eco-labeling
[News Headline]2008 National Forum on Fragrant Scenery to be Held in Kyoto
2007.08.31
[News Headline]FY 2006 Annual Report on Ozone Layer Monitoring Published
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Month for Promoting Ozone Layer Protection Action
2007.08.30
[News Headline]The Fourth Booklet of Understanding the Chemicals Surrounding Us Issued
2007.08.29
[News Headline]Wildlife Committee of the Central Environment Council Report on "Listing and Delisting of International Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora"
2007.08.28
[News Headline]The 15th Environment Congress for Asia and the Pacific (ECO ASIA 2007) to be Held
[News Headline]Results of the Japan-China Dialog and the Japan-China Directors-General's Meetings for Ensuring the Co-Benefits of Environmental Improvement and Global Warming Countermeasures
2007.08.27
[News Headline]The Third Plenary Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Forum for Environment and Development in the Second Phase (APFEDII) Held
[News Headline]Mr. WAKABAYASHI Masatoshi, Minister of the Environment, and Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries made a visit to the People's Republic of China
[News Headline]The Third Verification Test for the Incineration of Low-Contaminated PCB Wastes
[News Headline]Eight Local Councils' FY2007 Solar Mileage Club Programs Adopted for Promoting CO2 Cutbacks in the Household Sector
2007.08.24
[News Headline]Central Environment Council Opinions Submitted regarding Practical Guidelines Developed for Designing the New Fundamental Plan for Establishing a Sound Material-Cycle Society
2007.08.23
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
2007.08.20
[News Headline]Result of the 2nd Japan-Mongolia Environment Policy Dialog
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Renewal of Designation of Special Protection Areas within National Wildlife Protection Areas in FY 2007
[News Headline]2008 White Paper on the Environment and the Sound Material-Cycle Society Cover Page Illustration Contest to be Held
2007.08.10
[News Headline]Ms. Tokiko Kato, UNEP Special Envoy, to Visit Vietnam
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Amendments to the Ministerial Ordinance for the Implementation of the Law for the Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
[News Headline]Basic Policy for Coordinating the Budget Estimation Policies for FY2008 Environmental Conservation Expenses
[News Headline]Results of the Ministerial Regional Forum on Environment and Health
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Renewal of Designation of Special Protection Areas within National Wildlife Protection Areas in FY 2007
2007.08.09
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited on the Amendment to Standards and Guidelines for Animal Protection and Management
2007.08.07
[News Headline]Invitation of Papers for "The 2nd International WEPA Forum"
2007.08.06
[News Headline]Results of Questionnaire Survey on the Disposal of Home Medical Care Waste
[News Headline]Invitation for FY2007 Environmental Conservation Projects utilizing Community Fund
[News Headline]Invitation of Proposals for Community Invigoration in View of a Sound Material-Cycle, Harmonious Coexistence, and Participation
2007.08.03
[News Headline]The Updated Japanese Red Lists on Mammals, Brackish-water/Freshwater Fishes, Insects, Shellfish, and Plants I & II
2007.08.02
[News Headline]Formulation of the Protocol for the Verification Tests and Invitation to Become Verification Organizations for the FY 2007 ETV Pilot Project in Heat-Island Mitigation Technology (for Reducing Air Conditioning Load by Using Building Envelope Systems)
[News Headline]Adoption of Eight Programs as FY 2007 Model Projects that Introduce Measures against Climate Change in the Public Service Sector
[News Headline]Adoption of Three Programs as FY2007 Model Projects for CO2 Cutback in the Business Sector (Second Selection)
2007.07.31
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited on the Standards for Breeding and Raising Anolis Angusticeps (Twig Anole)
[News Headline]Mobile Version of "Eco-family Web Site" Fully Renewed
2007.07.30
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Designation of Fishes and Corals to the List of Items of Which Hunting or Gathering is Restricted in Marine Park Areas in Iriomote National Park
[News Headline]Designation of Anolis Angusticeps (Twig Anole) as an "Invasive Alien Species (IAS)"
2007.07.27
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
2007.07.26
[News Headline]Launch of the Network for Strategic Response to International Chemical Management
[News Headline]Formulation of the Protocol for the Verification Tests and Invitation to Become Verification Organizations for the FY 2007 ETV Pilot Project in VOC Treatment Technology (for Medium- and Small-Scale Establishments)
2007.07.25
[News Headline]Cooperation Committee for G8 Environmental Ministers Meeting in Hyogo Established
2007.07.24
[News Headline]Results of the Evaluation of the Eligibility of Analytical Institutions for Contractual Research Involving the Environmental Measurement of Dioxins (for the Second Half of FY2007)
2007.07.23
[News Headline]The 20th Central Environment Council for Animal Protection and Management to be Held
2007.07.20
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited on the Amendment of the "Operation of the Law concerning the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc."
[News Headline]Children's Day for Visiting Kasumigaseki 2007
2007.07.19
[News Headline]Symposium on Global Environment and Fluorocarbons to be held on October 5th in Tokyo
2007.07.17
[News Headline]Results of "Fact-finding Survey on the Promotion of Reusing Waste Containers and Packaging"
2007.07.13
[News Headline]Public Comments invited regarding a draft amendment of the cabinet order for the implementation of the Law for the Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
[News Headline]Invitation for Participation in the FY2007 Investigation of Inter-laboratory Comparison Analysis for Environmental Monitoring
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
2007.07.12
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
2007.07.09
[News Headline]Star Watching Network for the Summer of FY2007 to be Held and Results of FY2006 Winter Star Watching
[News Headline]Results of Breeding Japanese Crested Ibis for 2007
[News Headline]Results of the First Adoption of the FY 2007 Model Projects to Disseminate the Measures for Reducing Urban Heat Island Effects and Green House Gas Emissions from Buildings
2007.07.03
[News Headline]Information from Witnesses Invited regarding Coral Damage
2007.07.02
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited Regarding a Cabinet Order Partially Amending the Enforcement Order of the Chemical Substances Control Law
2007.06.29
[News Headline]2007 Bathing Beaches Water Quality Survey Results
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Cabinet Order, the Ministerial Ordinance, etc. Based on the Partially Amended Act on Special Measures for Total Emission Reduction of Nitrogen Oxides and Particulate Matter from Automobiles in Specified Areas
2007.06.28
[News Headline]Basic Policy on the Captive Breeding of Okinawa Rails
[News Headline]An Aggregate of Fluorocarbons Destroyed in FY 2006
[News Headline]Formulation of Environmental Reporting Guidelines FY2007 Version
2007.06.26
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
2007.06.21
[News Headline]Eco-Volunteer Fair to be Held on July 7 in Shibuya
[News Headline]Comments Made by the Central Environment Council on Biodiversity Policy in Japan, in View of "The 4th Review on Implementation of the National Biodiversity Strategy of Japan"
2007.06.19
[News Headline]A Part of the Nasu Imperial Villa Open to the Public
2007.06.18
[News Headline]Announcement of Summary Result of CoP14 to CITES
[News Headline]International Symposium "The Challenge of Mountainous Environments" to be Held
[News Headline]Publication of Candidates for Designated Procurement Items of Public-works under the Law on Promoting Green Purchasing
[News Headline]Proposals Invited regarding Designated Procurement Items under the Law on Promoting Green Purchasing (Procurement Items and Services)
[News Headline]Proposals Invited regarding Designated Procurement Items under the Law on Promoting Green Purchasing (Public-works)
2007.06.14
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding a ministerial ordinance partially amending the enforcement regulation for the law for the Promotion of Sorted Collection and Recycling of Containers and Packaging etc
2007.06.12
[News Headline]Reports on Verification of Wastewater Treatment Technologies for Nonmetallic Elements (e.g. Boron) in FY2006
[News Headline]Summary of Results Concerning the FY 2006 Investigation of Inter-laboratory Comparison Analysis for Environmental Monitoring
2007.06.11
[News Headline]Amendment to the Enforcement Regulation of the Law Concerning Special Measures against Dioxins
2007.06.08
[News Headline]Information on the Habitat Environment of Japanese Cranes
2007.06.07
[News Headline]Adoption of Two Projects as New Business to Prevent Global Warming in FY 2007
2007.06.06
[In Focus]Becoming a Leading Environmental Nation Strategy in the 21st Century:Japan's strategy for a Sustainable Society
[News Headline]The 16th EU-Japan Summit Held
2007.06.05
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
[News Headline]"White Paper on the Environment and the Sound Material-Cycle Society 2007" to be Published
[News Headline]Report on the Survey on Health Hazards Caused by Asbestos
[News Headline]Results of the First Invitation and Announcement of the Second Invitation for the FY 2007 Model Project for Disseminating Low-Temperature Refrigeration Systems with High Energy Efficiency and Natural Refrigerants
2007.06.03
[News Headline]CITES Standing Committee's Decision on Ivory Sales Announced
2007.06.01
[News Headline]Promulgation of the Amendment to the Amendment of the Enforcement Regulation of the Effluent Standards (Review of the Provisional Effluent Standards of Boron, Fluoride and Nitrate-N based on the Water Pollution Control Law)
2007.05.31
[News Headline]Cabinet Decision on the "BECOMING A LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL NATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY: JAPAN'S STRATEGY FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY"
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Revision of the Cabinet Order and Ministerial Ordinance for the Hot Springs Law
[News Headline]Report on Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emission Inventory Compiled
[News Headline]Manual for Monitoring of Asbestos Concentration in Ambient Air (the 3rd Edition)
2007.05.30
[News Headline]Results of the Meeting of Senior Officials of Global Warming Prevention Headquarters
2007.05.29
[News Headline]FY 2005 Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Japan
[News Headline]Verification Organizations Invited to Apply for the FY2007 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of Organic Wastewater Treatment Technologies for Small-Scale Establishments
2007.05.28
[News Headline]Adoption of Eight Programs as FY2007 Model Projects for CO2 Cutback in the Business Sector
2007.05.25
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]CoP14 to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to be Held
[News Headline]Results of Public Comments Regarding the Plan to Amend the Amendment to the Enforcement Regulation of the Effluent Standards
2007.05.21
[News Headline]Eco Car World 2007 (Low Emission Vehicle Fair) to Be Held
[News Headline]DVD of "10 Recommendations for Eco-Driving" Produced
2007.05.18
[News Headline]New Brochures, "National Parks of Japan" and "Nature of Japan" Released
[News Headline]Preparatory Task Force for the G8 Environment Ministers Meeting Established
2007.05.17
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft Report, "Amendment of Environmental Quality Standards for Aircraft Noise," Compiled by the Expert Committee on Noise Evaluation Methods
2007.05.15
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Designation of Anolis Angusticeps as an "Invasive Alien Species"
[News Headline]FY2006 Results of Comprehensive Survey on Water Pollutant Discharge
2007.05.14
[News Headline]E-Learning Version of "Detergent/Soap and Chemicals," the Third Booklet for Understanding the Chemicals Surrounding Us
[News Headline]The 15th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-15) Held
[News Headline]Verification of the Reporting on End-of-Life Vehicles' Equipment (CFCs and Air Bags) Using the Electronic Manifest System
2007.05.11
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]The Symposium on the Town Project from the Viewpoint of Sensory Environment to be Held
2007.05.10
[News Headline]MOE Invites Proposals for a Fragrant Town Project in FY2007
2007.05.08
[News Headline]The 7th Session of the UN Forum on Forests Held
[News Headline]Inhabitation of a Tsushima Leopard Cat in Shimojima of Tsushima Confirmed
2007.05.07
[News Headline]The 3rd Conference of Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Held
2007.04.27
[News Headline]The Senior Vice Minister of the Environment Tsuchiya to Visit the Sado Japanese Crested Ibis Conservation Center
[News Headline]His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino to Visit the Biodiversity Center
[News Headline]Commemorative Events for the International Day for Biological Diversity
[News Headline]Summary of import/ export of hazardous wastes under the Basel Convention and its domestic laws in 2006
[News Headline]Summary of import/ export of wastes under the Waste Management Law in 2006
[News Headline]Selection of Experts, and Announcement of the Register of Names of the Experts under the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms
2007.04.26
[News Headline]The Third ASEM Environment Ministers Meeting Held
[News Headline]The Report on Verification Test Results of the FY 2006 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of Organic Wastewater Treatment Technologies for Small-Scale Establishments (Kitchens/Restaurants and Food Manufacturing P
[News Headline]The Report on Verification Test Results of the FY 2006 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of VOC Treatment Technology (for Medium and Small Scale Establishments)
[News Headline] "Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Cities" Held
[News Headline]Pollen Season of Japanese Cedar and Cypress to End
2007.04.25
[News Headline]International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) General Meeting Held
2007.04.24
[News Headline]Administrative Guidance on Unapproved Genetically Modified Zebra Danio (Tropical Fish)
[News Headline]Announcement of the List of People Conferred an Order in the Spring of 2007
2007.04.23
[News Headline]The Report on Verification Test Results of the FY 2006 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of Heat-Island Mitigation Technology (Technologies for Reducing Air Conditioning Load by Using Building Envelope Systems)
2007.04.20
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
2007.04.19
[News Headline]Opinions of the Minister of the Environment on the Environmental Impact Statement for the Construction of the Shitara Dam
[News Headline]Test Operation of Dust and Sandstorm (DSS) Information Page by the Ministry of the Environment
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited Regarding the Plan to Amend the Amendment to the Enforcement Regulation of the Effluent Standards
[News Headline]Selection of Experts, and Announcement of the Register of Names of the Experts under the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms
2007.04.17
[News Headline]The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) General Meeting to be Held
[News Headline]FY 2006 Interim Result of the 38th Annual Census on Waterfowl (Anatidae) Population
[News Headline]Monitoring Results of Asbestos Concentration in Ambient Air in FY 2006
2007.04.16
[News Headline]State of Discharge and Treatment of Municipal Solid Waste in FY 2005
[News Headline]Closure of the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden Greenhouse
2007.04.13
[News Headline]Chair's Conclusions of G8 Environmental Ministers Meeting Released
[News Headline]Adoption of a Plan for the Program for the Establishment of a Regional System for Practical Use of Eco-Fuel in FY 2007
[News Headline]Publication of Environmental Statistics 2007
2007.04.12
[News Headline]Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Cities to be Held
[News Headline]Report on BAT Levels concerning By-product Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in TCPA Derivatives (Other than Solvent Red 135) and Phthalocyanine Derivatives Released
2007.04.11
[News Headline]Cooperation with China for Breeding of the Japanese Crested Ibis
[News Headline]Joint Statement by Japan and the People's Republic of China on the Further Enhancement of Cooperation for Environmental Protection
2007.04.10
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
[News Headline]Quarantine Inspections and Hygienic Condition of Japanese Crested Ibis Mutually Exported by Japan and China
2007.04.06
[News Headline]Announcement of the Test Results of Wild Birds for HPAI Virus around Sagara-mura, Kumamoto Prefecture
2007.04.05
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited Regarding Draft Interim Report on Environmental Reporting Guidelines (Fiscal Year 2007 Version)
2007.04.03
[News Headline]Announcement of the Results of Testing of Small Mammals for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Virus. Surveillance of Sick Raptors for HPAI Virus (H5N1 Subtype Virus Detected from Mountain Hawk Eagle) to be Conducted
2007.04.02
[News Headline]Green Purchasing Achieved by the State and Other Entities and Its Environmental Load Reduction Effect
[News Headline]Results of a Questionnaire Survey on Green Purchasing in Local Governments
[News Headline]Adoption of FY 2007 Operational Plan for Policy Evaluation of the Ministry of the Environment
2007.03.30
[News Headline]Guidelines for the Action Plan for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in Government Operations
[News Headline]Implementation Policy for the Strategies for Promoting Environment Research and Technology Development
2007.03.29
[News Headline]Action Plan for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in Government Operations
[News Headline]Dust and Sandstorm (DSS) Observation Equipment Installed in Niigata Prefecture
[News Headline]Provisional Effluent Standards of Boron, Fluoride and Nitrate-N for The Water Pollution Control Law after July 2007
[News Headline]FY2004 Status of Industrial Waste Treatment Facilities and Licensed Business Operators
[News Headline]Manual for Continuous Monitoring of Air Pollution (the 5th Edition)
2007.03.27
[News Headline]Announcement of the Results of Testing of Wild Birds for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Virus in February 2007
2007.03.26
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Results of the FY2006 Environmental Monitoring Questionnaire for Waterside Environment
2007.03.23
[News Headline]Opinions of the Minister of the Environment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Replacement of No.1 Unit in the Sakaide Thermal Power Station
[News Headline]Announcement of Results of Toxicity Tests on Avian Influenza Subtype H5N1 Virus Detected in a Mountain Hawk Eagle and Conducting of Surveillance of Small Mammals
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft First Regular National Report on the Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety in Japan
[News Headline]Brief Report of the Findings from the Survey on Lives in Paddy Fields and Surrounding Environment: 2006, a Collaborative Project between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ministry of the Environment
[News Headline]Status of Motor Vehicle Traffic Noise in FY 2005
2007.03.22
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Ministerial Ordinance Partially Amending the Enforcement Regulation for the Wildlife Protection and Hunting Law
2007.03.20
[News Headline]Winners of the 2007 White Paper on the Environment Cover Page Illustration Contest
[News Headline]Numbers of Bears Captured and Cases of Injury to Humans (as of the end of February, 2007)
2007.03.19
[In Focus]Minister of the Environment Wakabayashi's Visit to Miyakojima - Accelerating the Use of Bioethanol and Stepping Up Global Warming Measures
[News Headline]G8 Environment Ministers Meeting Held
[News Headline]Approval of the Regional Environmental Pollution Control Programs of Four Areas
[News Headline]Surveillance of Wild Birds around Sagara-mura, Kumamoto Prefecture
2007.03.18
[News Headline]Announcement of Avian Influenza Subtype H5N1 Virus Detected in a Wild Mountain Hawk Eagle
2007.03.15
[News Headline]FY 2005 Survey on the Enforcement Status of the Air Pollution Control Law
[News Headline]Comments Invited regarding the Summary of Discussions of the Committee on Revision of the National Biodiversity Strategy of Japan
2007.03.14
[News Headline]Opinions of the Minister of the Environment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Replacement of the Sendai Thermal Power Station
[News Headline]Tripartite Director General Meeting on Dust and Sandstorms among Korea, China, and Japan Held on March 12-13, 2007 in Ulsan, Republic of Korea
2007.03.13
[News Headline]Selection of Experts, and Announcement of the Register of Names of the Experts under the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms
2007.03.09
[News Headline]Proposal regarding Designation and Management of National Parks and Quasi-National Parks
2007.03.08
[News Headline]Cabinet Decision on a Bill Partially Amending the Law concerning Special Measures for Total Emission Reduction of Nitrogen Oxides and Particulate Matter from Automobiles in Specified Areas
2007.03.07
[News Headline]Sessions on Global Warming Issues to be Held in Ehime and Kagawa
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Results of the Evaluation of the Eligibility of Analytical Institutions for Contractual Research Involving the Environmental Measurement of Dioxins (for the First Half of FY2007)
2007.03.02
[News Headline]Opinions of the Minister of the Environment on the Environmental Impact Statement concerning the Draft New Basic Plan for the Development of Mutsu-Ogawara Area
[News Headline]Public Invitation to the Program for the Establishment of a Regional System for Practical Use of Eco-Fuel, FY2007
[News Headline]Announcement of the Results of Testing of Wild Birds for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Virus in Shintomi-cho, Miyazaki Prefecture
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Bill Partially Amending the Ministerial Ordinance on Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Specified Emitters
2007.03.01
[News Headline]Invitation for Public Comments regarding the Draft Guidelines for the Introduction of Strategic Environmental Assessment
[News Headline]Cabinet Decision on the Bill Partially Amending the Law for Promotion of Recycling and Related Activities for the Treatment of Cyclical Food Resources
[News Headline]Bill Partially Amending the Hot Springs Law
2007.02.28
[News Headline]The 3rd Annual Review of the Progress in Implementing the Fundamental Plan for Establishing a Sound Material-Cycle Society
2007.02.26
[News Headline]Observer Application for "Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Cities" to Begin
[News Headline]"The Ryukyu Island Arc - Nature Forum" to Be Held
2007.02.23
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
[News Headline]FY 2005 PRTR Data Overview
[News Headline]Announcement of the Results of Testing of Wild Birds for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Virus in Takahashi-city, Okayama Prefecture
[News Headline]Central Environment Council Opinion Regarding Comprehensive Policy on Motor Vehicle Emissions in the Future
2007.02.22
[News Headline]Release of and Invitation for Public Comments upon a Draft Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (CEE) on the Construction and Operation of the New Indian Research Base at Larsemann Hills, Antarctica
2007.02.20
[News Headline]Star Watching Network - Results of FY2006 Summer Star Watching
2007.02.19
[News Headline]Numbers of Bears Captured and Cases of Injury to Humans (as of the end of January, 2007)
2007.02.16
[News Headline]National Forum for SAICM Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting to be Held
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Senior Vice Minister of the Environment to Attend the "World Mayors Council on Climate Change" Kyoto Meeting
2007.02.15
World Natural Heritage in Japan
[In Focus]Offer to Host the Tenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Japan
2007.02.13
[News Headline]Guidelines for Countermeasures against Light Pollution (Revised Edition)
2007.02.09
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the "Draft Notification Partially Amending the Notification Providing for the Registration Withholding Standards of Agricultural Chemicals concerning Prevention of Damage to Aquatic Animals and Plants"
[News Headline]Status of Photochemical Oxidant Warnings and Reported Damages in 2006
2007.02.08
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft Report on BAT Levels concerning By-product Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in TCPA Derivatives (Other than Solvent Red 135) and Phthalocyanine Derivatives
[News Headline]Announcement of the Results of Testing of Wild Birds for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Virus in Kiyotake-cho, Miyazaki Prefecture, and Results of Testing of Migratory Birds for HPAI Virus and Notice of Testing Period Extension
2007.02.06
[News Headline]The 15th Environment Congress for Asia and the Pacific (ECO ASIA 2007) to be Held
2007.02.05
[News Headline]The Paris Conference for Global Ecological Governance Held
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]UNEP 24th Session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum to be Held
[News Headline]Surveillance of Wild Birds for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Infection in Takahashi City, Okayama Prefecture, and in Shintomi-cho, Miyazaki Prefecture
[News Headline]Meeting of Inter-Ministry/Agency Liaison Council for Waste Measures Held
[News Headline]Seminar on Wind Turbine Development and Nature Conservation to be held (Announcement)
2007.02.02
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding the Calculation Method of the CO2 Emission Factor of Electricity
[News Headline]Release of IPCC Working Group 1 (The Physical Science Basis) Fourth Assessment Report Summary for Policymakers
2007.02.01
[News Headline]The First Case of Chytridiomycosis Found in Japan
[News Headline]Second Announcement of International Symposiums on Chemical Management in the Context of Global Trends
[News Headline]Partial Revision to the Basic Policy for the Promotion of Procurement of Eco-Friendly Goods and Services
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited Regarding the "Draft Notification Partially Amending the Notification Providing for Necessary Matters Concerning Regulation, Etc. of Non-road Special Motor Vehicles"
[News Headline]Japan-Mongolia Environment Policy Dialogue Held
[News Headline]Results of Public Comments Received Regarding the Draft Summary of Revised Designated Procurement Items and Evaluation Criteria under the Law on Promoting Green Purchasing
2007.01.31
[News Headline]Surveillance of Wild Birds for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Infection in Hyuga City, Miyazaki Prefecture
2007.01.30
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
2007.01.29
[News Headline]Final Prediction of the Total Pollen for the Coming Spring
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited Regarding the Criteria for Examining the Risk of a Specified Emitter's Rights and Interests Being Injured by the Publication of Information of Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions
[News Headline]Response to the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreak in Okayama Prefecture (Announcement)
[News Headline]Inscription of the Ogasawara Islands to the Tentative World Heritage List
[News Headline]Results of Selection of the Target Verification Technologies for the FY 2006 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of Heat-Island Mitigation Technology (Technologies for Reducing Air Conditioning Load by Using Build
[News Headline]The Second Verification Test for the Incineration of Low-Contaminated PCB Wastes
2007.01.26
[News Headline]The Third Booklet for Understanding the Chemicals Surrounding Us
2007.01.25
[News Headline]Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Cities to Be Held
[News Headline]Forum on Development and Promotion of EST (Environmentally Sustainable Transport) to Be Held
2007.01.24
[News Headline]MOE Officers to be Dispatched for Surveillance of Wild Bird Habitats around the Area with a Possible Outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (Announcement)
[News Headline]Courtesy Call to the Senior Vice Minister of the Environment Tsuchiya by Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
2007.01.23
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited Regarding the Draft Final Report on "Comprehensive Policy on Motor Vehicle Emissions in the Future"
[News Headline]Japan-Mongolia Environment Policy Dialogue
[News Headline]Surveillance of Wild Birds for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Infection
[News Headline]Public Comments Invited Regarding Approval of Type 1 Use Regulation of Living Modified Organisms
2007.01.22
[News Headline]Overview of the Environmental Conservation Expenditure in the FY2007 Budget
2007.01.19
[News Headline]Result of the Medical Data Examination for Acknowledgment of Designated Diseases under the Act on Asbestos Health Damage Relief
[News Headline]Numbers of Bears Captured and Cases of Injury to Humans (as of the end of December, 2006)
2007.01.18
[News Headline]First Announcement of International Symposiums on Chemical Management in the Context of Global Trends
2007.01.16
[News Headline]Announcement of the FY2006 Stores Receiving Special Commendation for Promoting Energy Saving Products and the Stores Awarded Minister's Prizes
2007.01.12
[News Headline]Test Results for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in Wild Birds and Actions Taken for the Suspected Cases of HPAI in Japan in Response to its Outbreak in Korea (Announcement)
2007.01.11
[News Headline]Tokyo Metropolitan Area Nature Trail Development Plan Modified
[News Headline]The Expansion Working Group (WG) Meeting of the FY 2006 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of Heat-Island Mitigation Technology (Technologies for Reducing Air Conditioning Load by Using Building Envelope Systems)
[News Headline]The Expansion Working Group (WG) Meeting of the FY 2006 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the Field of VOC Treatment Technology (for Medium and Small Scale Establishments) to Be Held, and Opinions Invited
2007.01.09
[News Headline]Opinions of the Minister of the Environment on the Environmental Impact Statement for the Tokyo Gaikan Expressway
2007.01.01
[In Focus]2007 New Year Greetings
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